On Friday, a teaser for The Simpsons Movie debuted prior to the opening of 20th Century Fox's latest animated film Ice Age: The Meltdown.

The clip announces Fox's July 27, 2007 release date for The Simpsons movie. The animated 25-second clip opens on a giant superhero S, says The Hollywood Reporter.

"Leaping his way onto the silver screen", intones a narrator, "the greatest hero in American history!" Cut to Homer Simpson sitting on his couch in his tighty whities. "I forgot what I was supposed to say", he says. The narrator continues, The Simpsons Movie coming to the screen, July 27, 2007." "Uh uh" says Homer, "we better get started."